Five arrested over assault on Lankan HC in Malaysia

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Five people have been arrested over the assault on Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Ibrahim Ansar at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Star Online reported on Monday.   

Selangor CID chief Deputy Commissioner Datuk Mohd Adnan Abdullah had confirmed the arrests but had declined to divulge the details of the five individuals.  

The case is being investigated under Section 147 of the Penal Code for rioting, he said Monday.

Ansar was assaulted by a group of people at KLIA on Sunday.

The High Commissioner was assaulted at the airport after sending off Minister Daya Gamage who was in Malaysia for the International Conference of Asian Political Parties. Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa was also in Malaysia to attend the event.

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  • mm Monday, 05 September 2016 04:33 PM

    barbaric Praba may be dead but this koolies still think they can capture Sri Lanka via DM iOS App

    Park Monday, 05 September 2016 04:36 PM

    If the attackers are Sri Lankans then when ever they come back to Sri Lanka they have to be taken into custody and taken to courts.

    desilva Monday, 05 September 2016 04:42 PM

    They should have arrested the culprits then and there

    ziyard Monday, 05 September 2016 04:42 PM

    MR is a curse for everyone !

    Prasath Monday, 05 September 2016 04:44 PM

    Very sad to watch the video and those Tamils who live abroad and carryout the attacked will have to keep in mind the Sri Lanka is moving towards new era in rebuilding the relationship and reconciliation with different ethnic groups. So please do not try spoil whatever the genuine efforts taken by the government and other parties in Sri Lanka.

    sam Monday, 05 September 2016 04:46 PM

    This is really shocking. He is a career diplomat. Disgrace for Malaysia.

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 05 September 2016 05:00 PM

    Nobody saw it inhuman when we attacked innocent Tamils in 1956, 1958, 1977, 1983.... . Nobody saw it inhuman when we attacked those innocent muslims in Aluthgama. At least the Malaysia Government will identify the perpetrators of this crime on the SLHC, but did we do anything for those that we did?

    Sharon Monday, 05 September 2016 05:05 PM

    If they are Sri Lankans, they should be brought like KP was brought and arrested...

    Arnold Monday, 05 September 2016 05:11 PM

    Tamils are not stupid do something which does not benefit them, rather demonizes them. This must have been a cheap trick of MR to gain sympathy votes. After all he has billions in cash and for a billion bucks anyone will do anything!!

    Jagath Monday, 05 September 2016 05:17 PM

    Very sad indeed. Lankans are helpless now.

    Aruna Monday, 05 September 2016 05:43 PM

    So, why did MR crushed LTTE? Could have let LTTE to run north east as Mr. Vignesh still claims to have.

    SL Monday, 05 September 2016 05:53 PM

    what our opposition leader can say about his community ?

    Nimal Monday, 05 September 2016 05:59 PM

    did anyone notice that police were not interested to stop the assault in hurry

    panrhan karayo. Monday, 05 September 2016 06:07 PM

    But not hold " pantham" to MR

    Mm Monday, 05 September 2016 06:19 PM

    Arnold you moron, stop being making stupid comments.

    De Silva Monday, 05 September 2016 06:29 PM

    They should have arrested the culprits then and there

    Kiris Baba Amaray Monday, 05 September 2016 06:56 PM

    Good lesson, good for nothing vessel.

    Bubble Banda Monday, 05 September 2016 07:00 PM

    If it would have happened to Weerawansa or Gamampilla it would have been a good show to enjoy.,

    Suraj Monday, 05 September 2016 07:07 PM

    “You can be young without money, but you can't be old without it.” quotes from our politicians

    VoiceOfLanka Monday, 05 September 2016 07:42 PM

    Buffalo - Nobody saw it as inhuman when your murderers attacked Pettah bus stand, Central Bank, train at Dehiwala; each killing over 100 innocents 600 policemen in the East. If you attacked innocent Tamils, its your baby. Don't preach when you have blood in your hands.

    Citizen Monday, 05 September 2016 07:44 PM

    Sharon - KP was arrested and brought in but neverever punished but to date lives in kingly life via DM Android App

    Citizen Monday, 05 September 2016 07:46 PM

    Arnold ALL arrested are Tamils via DM Android App

    Bubble Banda Monday, 05 September 2016 07:54 PM

    Gamampilla can you plaster your dirty mouth now.

    Ramsay Monday, 05 September 2016 07:55 PM

    Shame shame shame.....disgrace for Malaysian security and as ever the LTTE is a heartless terror outfit....

    Kadupol Jothywansa Monday, 05 September 2016 07:56 PM

    Yes, then we could have enjoyed Xmas well before December.

    BRIAN PEIRIS Monday, 05 September 2016 08:43 PM

    WHAT ABOUT THE TWO SECURITY IDIOTS WHO ARRIVED DURING THE ATTACK. THEY DID NOTHING. ARREST THOES TWO IDIOTS AS WELL.

    sphkl Monday, 05 September 2016 09:23 PM

    When pupets run our country this is what happens . If this happened to Infian or US diplomat wow..our PM has not even given .....word on it .

    iemerald Monday, 05 September 2016 10:00 PM

    buffalo? right! ha ha ho ho

    Lal Monday, 05 September 2016 10:07 PM

    The entire thing started with the Sinhala Only Act and look how far hate goes

    Dr. Chris Monday, 05 September 2016 10:11 PM

    Disgrace for Malaysia, it's people and the police for the coward act of simply watching a crime towards a high profile diplomat of Sri Lanka. A modern barbaric , uncivilised police force of a nation who lost the dignity by simply watching. How do they justify without even catching them for the crime. Malaysia, do you allow the people to live and spoil the name of your country. Malaysia must apologise to every sri lankan citizen for its inability to protect our diplomat. Shame on you

    orpheus Tuesday, 06 September 2016 07:50 AM

    Attacking the High Commissioner is declaring war against Sri Lanka. It is the duty of the Malaysian government to prevent such things out side the high commission.

    Jacoob Tuesday, 06 September 2016 08:15 AM

    Barbaric ? as in CH4 clips??

    Ralph Monday, 05 September 2016 04:26 PM

    Must have been tiger supporters that assaulted him.

    S.P.RAMKUMAR Monday, 05 September 2016 04:32 PM

    Those people does not have interest on Sri Lankan Tamils, for their political benefits they are doing these works, Dirty and inhuman activity.


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